Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 08/19/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

In the early 1990s, Vaughan’s Vocabulary began on radio and made the transition to the newspaper. I am excited that it has returned to the radio. At the college, where … Read more

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday..

The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory … Read more

Legals – 08/19/15

Choctaw County School System will take bids on the purchase and removal of the following school buses:
Bus, Year Model
#45, 1995
#47, 1995
#48, 1995… Read more

Obituaries – 08/19/15

Mrs. Carolyn L. Shurden
August 10, 2015
Services for Carolyn L. Shurden, 54, of Mathiston were Aug. 12, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Revs. Mike Fondren and Gayle Pope officiating. Burial was in Blythe Creek Cemetery.… Read more

Wave the Dinner Ride through Choctaw County

By Amanda McBride
Chamber of Commerce

The Rally in Sturgis is back for another year. Bikers from near and far will make the ride to Sturgis this weekend, August 14-16, for The Rally 2015.

Hundreds of motorcycle riders will visit … Read more

Prairie Opportunity hosts summer reading program

The summer reading program sponsored by Prairie Opportunity, Inc. held its Awards program and luncheon on July 29. The children that participated in the program showed what they had learned over the summer by reading some of their favorite books in front of family and friends in attendance.
Photo by Daniel Brunty

Submitted by Mattie S. McDaniels

A summer reading program entitled “R.E.A.D. for Fun (Read Everyday After Dinner)” for grades 1-6 was started in Ackerman in June and ran through July 31. Classes were Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. … Read more